Craig Roberts Stapleton

Senior Advisor, Stone Point Capital

Craig R. Stapleton is a senior advisor at Stone Point Capital in Greenwich, Connecticut. He is a director of Tenax Aerospace and Vivino Inc. He is a co-owner of the St. Louis Cardinals. He was president of Marsh and McLennan Real Estate Advisors of New York from 1982 until 2001.

Stapleton was born in Kansas City, Missouri. His grandfather Benjamin F. Stapleton served five terms as mayor of Denver. He received his secondary school education at Phillips Exeter Academy. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School.

During the administration of former President George H. W. Bush, Stapleton served on the Board of the Peace Corps. From 2001–2003, he served under former President George W. Bush as ambassador to the Czech Republic, where he received the Jan Masaryk Medal. In June 2005, he was appointed ambassador to France, serving until January 2009. Stapleton was decorated as commandeurs de la Légion d'honneur.

Ambassador Stapleton serves on the boards of the Vaclav Havel Foundation, the American Friends of Compiegne, the United Way Tocqueville of France, the World War I Commission, and the Trust for the National Mall. He is a trustee of the American University in Paris and the Fishback Foundation. He has served on the visiting committee for Harvard College Athletics and the committee on university resources and athletics.

Stapleton and his wife, Debbie, reside in North Palm Beach, Florida, and Greenwich, Connecticut. They have two children and six grandchildren. His son Walker Stapleton was elected Colorado state treasurer in 2010 and 2014.

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